The folks over at Buffer collected Twitter research and stats to help you find the best time to tweet. Twitter engagement for brands is 17% higher on weekends:

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On the other hand, an Argyle Social study showed that weekdays provide 14% more engagement than weekends, so this is definitely one you’ll want to test on your audience:

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According to Buffer’s research, retweets are highest at around 5 p.m.:

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Finally, Buffer recommends tweeting in the afternoon:

When is the best time to tweet, best time to post to Facebook or the best time to send emails or best time to publish blogposts?

There are a lot of Twitter users who primarily use a mobile device, rarely loading up Twitter on their desktops. Have you found that certain times work better for your tweets? If so, please let us know in the comments.

 

*photo credit: Steve Garfield